§ 50.78 Swaps entered into by bank holding companies.  

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  • (a) For purposes of this section, the term bank holding company means an entity that is organized as a bank holding company, as defined in section 2 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956.

    (b) A swap entered into by a bank holding company shall not be subject to the clearing requirement of section 2(h)(1)(A) of the Act and this part if:

    (1) The bank holding company has aggregated assets, including the assets of all of its subsidiaries, that do not exceed $10,000,000,000 according to the value of assets of each subsidiary on the last day of each subsidiary's most recent fiscal year;

    (2) One of the counterparties to the swap reports the swap to a swap data repository pursuant to §§45.3 and 45.4 of this chapter, and reports all information as provided in paragraph (b) of §50.50 to a swap data repository; and

    (3) The swap is used to hedge or mitigate commercial risk as provided in paragraph (c) of §50.50.